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Kennedy Sharp In Triple-A Debut

Kennedy was happy with his fastball command

Following the debut of Joba Chamberlain Wednesday evening, the stage was set for another young hurler's Triple-A Debut on Saturday night. This time it was 190-pound righty Ian Kennedy taking the mound for a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre team that has seen some impressive performances from the Yankees minor league starters thus far this season.

The call-up comes after an 11-2 combined record during his time in Tampa and Trenton, complete with an ERA of 1.85. This included a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 129 to 39. "Coming into the first inning my adrenaline was pumping, I don't want to say nerves, but my adrenaline was pumping, Ian Kennedy said of his Triple-A debut. He retired the side in the first, but got himself in trouble with a... Recommended Stories

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